The program is structured as a 8-week long commitment, with 4-6 practicing architect volunteers visiting a single classroom once a week for one class period (1.5-2.5 hours-schools vary). The curriculum consists of an introduction to architecture and design, design exercises, a final group project, and a field trip. Note that field trip dates are NOT included below.
This spring we will be teaching in:Chavez (Back of the Yards), 4747 S. Marshfield, Tuesdays 8:00am-10:30am; March 26, April 2, 9, 23, 30, May 7, 14Pullman (Pullman) 11311 S. Forrestville Ave., Wednesdays 9:30am-11:00am; March 20, 27, April 3, 24, May 1, 2, 15Sawyer (Gage Park) 5248 S. Sawyer Ave., Fridays 9:00am-11:00am; March 22, 30, April 12, 26, May 3, 10, 17
The 8th week is a field trip to be scheduled.
Please fill out the form below with your interest in volunteering for the program. Questions contact Allison Garwood Freedland: email@example.com.
Mentors (at least 3 per session - approximately 22-hour commitment for semester):• Commit to attending at least 3 sessions• Assists in updating of lesson materials• May present lesson of the day• Guides students as needed through project of the day• Must attend a brief training session to review materials in new to program
Junior Level Mentor (approximately 5-hour commitment for semester):• College student of architecture, engineering, landscape architecture• Commit to at least 1 session• Assists mentors in leading students through project of the day